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Regents nix UA tuition hike

FAIRBANKS - The University of Alaska Board of Regents gave thumbs down to a proposal to boost tuition by 4 percent.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-22/regents-nix-ua-tuition-hike
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Alaska Science Forum: Minto earthquakes then, now and tomorrow

...areas is the chain-of-lakes country outside the window of the Silases' cabin.Tape, a researcher at the University of Alaska Fairbanks's Geophysical Institute, describes the Minto Flats seismic zone as a bowl of jellied soil the size of Mt...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-19/alaska-science-forum-minto-earthquak
Outdoors
Interior Alaska hay harvest dampened by wet summer

...resulting with hay prices climbing for Alaska horse and livestock owners.Alan Tonne, who manages the University of Alaska Fairbanks experiment farm, says that during normal years, the price of hay ranges from $200- to $300- per ton...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-18/interior-alaska-hay-harvest-dampened-we
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Proposal to raise state minimum wage debated

...the sudden, we have government telling us we can't choose the wage at which we're willing to work," University of Alaska Fairbanks professor Sherri Wall said, adding later: "Be leery of other people making decisions for you, because...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-17/proposal-raise-state-minimum-wage-debat
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UAF to receive $1M gift

...founder Ladd E. Macaulay, Douglas Island Pink and Chum is giving an endowment of more than $1 million to the University of Alaska Fairbanks.The endowment earnings will fund a fellowship for fisheries graduate students at the UAF School of Fisheries...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-17/uaf-recieve-1m-gift
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Alaska Science Forum: Maverick red aspens in a world of gold

Will Lentz, a reader from Fairbanks, asks a question that flares every fall: why do some aspens turn red? A few scientists from Fort Collins, Colorado, pondered that subject in the late 1970s.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-12/alaska-science-forum-maverick-red-as
Outdoors
In Petersburg, rainforest festival extends into space

...such a cool thing."Keynote speaker and geophysicist Robert Herrick, of the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, and Emma Marcucci brought the planetarium to Petersburg.On an earthly morning, Herrick ushered dozens...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-10/petersburg-rainforest-festival-extends-
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NATO committee in Alaska to research Arctic issues

...Alaska.About 30 people connected to the Parliamentary Assembly Science and Technology Committee visited the University of Alaska Fairbanks and heard presentations on the possibility of Arctic shipping routes and other topics, the Fairbanks Daily...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-07/nato-committee-alaska-research-arctic-i
State
Ernest Leffingwell, scientist with a fan club

One hundred years ago, a group of men sailed to the northern coast of Alaska to find a land mass rumored to protrude from the Arctic Ocean. They did not find the land. After wintering in the north, everyone hurried back to warmer places.

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2014-09-05/ernest-leffingwell-scientist-fan-clu
Outdoors
Governor names Jensen to Alaska Historical Commission

Gov. Sean Parnell has appointed two Alaskans to the Alaska Historical Commission, Wayne Jensen of Juneau and Michael Hawfield of Homer. He also reappointed Terrence Cole of Fairbanks.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-09-04/governor-names-jensen-alaska-historical-c
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